S7 Airlines increased passenger turnover by 26.5 %
S7 Group1 member airlines summarized the results of their activity in March 2016. During the last month 866 407 passengers used the services of the airlines, which is 26.5 % more, than in March 2015.
According to results of the three months of 2016 the growth reached 23 %. Main growth was indicated on domestic routes. S7 Group member airlines carried within Russia 659 316 passengers, which is 34.4 % more, than a year before. In March 207 091 passengers took international flights, which is 6.6 % more, than in March 2015.
Passenger turnover grew by 21.7% and reached 1 722 277 thousand pkm., cargo turnover grew by 21.6 % up to 164 949 thousand tkm. During the last month the airlines carried 4 092 tons of cargo and mail.
«Summarizing the results of the first quarter we indicate the remaining significant passenger turnover growth on S7 Airlines domestic flights. Among other factors the reason for this is the increase of flight frequency on a number of routes within Russia. E.g. on the route Moscow – Saint Petersburg we increased the frequency of flights up to 12 daily flights. In the first quarter the airline carried on international routes 4.9 % more passengers, than a year before. In the summer schedule we open new international flights to Greek Rhodes, Spanish Malaga and Ibiza, Berlin and Dusseldorf, and we will resume flights on seasonal routes to Russian and international resorts. At the end of the year we expect the remaining growth of business indexes», Igor Veretennikov, S7 Group Strategy Director, noted.
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S7 Airlines (a brand of Sibir Airlines, www.s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.
The airline has a wide network of domestic routes, with their home base at the air transportation hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines operates regular flights to the CIS countries, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific region.
In 2007, the airline was formally notified by IATA about being accepted to the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operators list and became the second air carrier in Russia to successfully pass the entire international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards.
S7 Airlines leverages the global aviation industry’s latest developments in customer service and is actively growing its offerings.
Currently, S7 Airlines has the most modern fleet of aircraft in the Russian air transportation market. All the flights of the airline are operated on aircraft of the world’s leading manufacturers — Airbus, Boeing, Embraer.
S7 Airlines is included in the list of the TOP-100 best airlines in the world and ranks third in Eastern Europe according to the reputable international rating Skytrax.
As of year-end 2018, S7 Airlines became the most punctual Russian airline, ranking sixth in OAG Punctuality League 2019, the European airline punctuality rating.
In 2017, S7 Airlines became the recipient of the Skyway Service Award in two nominations: the best airline in the “Economy Class, Domestic Regular Transportation” category and the “Best Online Service for Customers” category. S7 Airlines is also the recipient of the Safety Leaders Award in the “Transport Safety: Flight Safety” nomination.
S7 Airlines has been repeatedly awarded the Cannes Lions advertising festival prize for its projects, and has received “My Planet” national award for its innovations in the field of travel.
The airline is a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2018, the airline group carried more than 15.9 million passengers.
1 «Siberia» and «Globus» airlines, which operate under the S7 Airlines brand.